IEC Chairman flees out of country over death threats

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By Alhagie Jobe: The Chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has fled out of the country following death threats on his life, The Fatu Network has...

Polls open in Gambia’s first post-Jammeh Parliamentary elections

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Voting is underway in Gambia’s Parliamentary elections, the first polls since long time ruler Yahya Jammeh was defeated in December 2016. Polls opened as early as 07:00AM GMT...

EU chief election observer assures of neutrality

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The Head of the European Union Observation Mission to Gambia’s upcoming Parliamentary elections has assured that they will operate neutrally saying they are independent observers. Miroslav Poche made...

Polls closed in Gambia’s Parliamentary elections, counting underway

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Polls have closed in Gambia’s Parliamentary elections and counting is underway throughout the country.   Voting officially began as early as 07:00am GMT and closed at 17hrs GMT throughout...

Benin President Talon confirms will attend Barrow’s inauguration with Ivorian Ouattara

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By Alhagie Jobe: Benin President Patrice Talon has announced he will attend the inauguration of Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow on the 19th, January, in Banjul. The...

‘No more executive directives to do what is unlawful’- Interior Minister Fatty

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Gambia’s Interior Minister has said that there will be no more executive directives asking the police to do what is unlawful. Mai Ahmed Fatty was speaking on Wednesday...

EU confirms full support to President Barrow

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The European Union has renewed its fullest support to Gambia’s new President Adama Barrow two days after been sworn-in at the Gambian embassy in Senegal.   This was contained...

Gambia Press Union unveils US$220, 000 UNDEF funding

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The Gambia Press Union (GPU) on Saturday, April 1st, launched a two-year United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF) sponsored project titled ‘Enhancing Government-Media Relations to Improve the Legal...

Justice Ministry to create Special Adviser position on judicial reforms

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Gambia’s Ministry of Justice is on the verge of creating the post of a Special Adviser to the Attorney General. The Special Adviser’s responsibility will be to provide...

Defiant Yahya Jammeh accuses ECOWAS of declaring war

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By Alhagie Jobe: Disgraced outgoing Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has accused the West African sub-regional bloc ECOWAS of ‘declaring war’ against his government by threatening to deploy...